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Homecoming Brings Community Together

October 15, 2019

It’s going to be an out of this world experience as extraterrestrials take over the campus during the 2019 Homecoming week. “Area 337” is this year’s theme. The annual Homecoming parade, one of the largest in Southwest Louisiana, will roll down Ryan Street at 7 p.m. on Thursday (Oct. 17). The parade ends in Cowboy…

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McNeese to Host Small Business Workshop

October 15, 2019

McNeese State University will hold a free workshop titled “Spruce Up Your Holiday Marketing Plan” from 11 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Calcasieu Parish Library Meeting Room, 301 W. Clause St., Lake Charles. The workshop is sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese and co-sponsored by Grow With Google. At…

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Senior Recital Set at McNeese

October 15, 2019

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior recital by Ju Kim, clarinet, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, in the Squires Recital Hall. Lina Morita will accompany on piano. Kim will perform “Five Bagatelles, Op. 23” by Gerald Finzi, “Concerto in A major” by…

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Statue of horse and rider in front of McNeese plaza.

McNeese to Offer Financial Aid Workshops at Area High Schools

September 30, 2019

The McNeese State University Office of Financial Aid will present several free financial aid workshops in high schools throughout a seven-parish area in October and November for students and their parents and current McNeese students to explain financial aid application procedures. “We encourage all high school seniors, all continuing McNeese students and anyone wishing to…

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McNeese Faculty Recital Set

September 30, 2019

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free recital by McNeese faculty members Judy Hand, on flute, and Lina Morita, on piano, at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, in Squires Recital Hall. The performance will feature “Allegretto” by Benjamin Godard, “Joueurs de flûte, Op. 27” by Albert…

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Chamber Singers to hold Concert

September 26, 2019

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free concert by the McNeese Chamber Singers on Friday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. in Tritico Theatre. The choral group is under the direction of Dr. Darryl Jones, director of choral activities. Dr. HaeJu Choi will accompany the choir. The…

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Schedule of upcoming SAGE events

SAGE Series Presents “A Cajun Girl’s Sharecropping Years”

September 26, 2019

As part of the fall 2019 SAGE series, author Viola Fontenot will present a lecture titled, “A Cajun Girl’s Sharecropping Years,” at 3 p.m., Monday, Oct. 7, in the McNeese State University SEED Center. Living as tenants on tracts of farmland in exchange for a one-third share of the profit generated from their crops, sharecroppers…

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John Warner Smith

Louisiana Poet Laureate and McNeese Alum John Warner Smith to Give Reading

September 26, 2019

Louisiana poet laureate and McNeese State University alumnus John Warner Smith will give a free poetry reading at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, in Stokes Auditorium of Hardtner Hall at McNeese. Smith is the author of “Muhammad’s Mountain” (2018), “Spirits of the Gods” (2017), “Soul Be a Witness” (2016) and “A Mandala of Hands” (2015).…

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McNeese to Host First Pokes in the Oaks

September 24, 2019

McNeese State University invites the community to campus for the first Pokes in the Oaks celebration to be held from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27, in front of F.G. Bulber Auditorium. This event is sponsored by the McNeese Student Government Association. Pokes in the Oaks will feature live music from McNeese’s Zyde-Pokes, Rusty Metoyer…

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Preview Day poster

McNeese Preview Day Set

September 24, 2019

McNeese State University’s Preview Day for prospective students and their families will take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. This event is sponsored by the Admissions and Recruiting Office. Preview Day is a campus-wide open house where participants can tour campus, learn about admissions, colleges and offered majors and see why McNeese is…

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